Shona Babayemi Wiki, Age, Height, Boyfriend & Net Worth

Shona Babayemi


Real NameShona Babayemi.
In LimelightPolite Society (2023).
Stage Artist.
Birth Date1996.
Birth PlaceEngland, United Kingdom.
Lives inLondon, England, UK.
ParentsFather: --
Mother: --
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Body Measurements
WeightKg: 63.1.
Pounds: 139.1 lbs.
HeightIn feet: 5' 8".
In centimeters: 172.7 cm.
In meters: 1.72 m.
TheatreNational Youth Theatre.
TrainingIdentity School of Acting.
MoviesHome (2022).
Twelfth Night from Shakespeare's Globe (2023).
Polite Society (2023).
Net worth$237k.

Shona Babayemi as Kovacs in Polite Society

Who is “Polite Society” Actor Shona Babayemi?

Shona Babayemi (age: 27 years; born in 1996) is a London-based actress who rose to fame recently after starring as Kovacs in Nida Manzoor’s comedy-packed action movie “Polite Society” which landed in theatres on April 28, 2023.

In this movie, she plays the role of a young girl named Ria, a student and avid martial arts enthusiast who dreams of becoming a successful stuntwoman. However, her life takes a dramatic turn when she sets out on a mission to sabotage her older sister’s marriage to a man she believes is a sinister creep, but nobody else notices it.

Previously Shona was in the short movie “Home,” where she played a youngster named Kay. The London native is also a fantastic stage artist who has performed at the Globe Theatre, Donmar Warehouse, Cockpit Theatre, and Stratford Theatre Royal.


Polite Society Actor Shona Babayemi

How Old is Shona Babayemi?

In 1996, Shona Babayemi (age 27) was born in an Anglo-African family in London, England, United Kingdom. We do not know much about Shona’s family except that her parents came to the UK as migrants in the 70s. The love acting took birth in Babayemi’s heart as a teenager; it started with participation in a school play.

The minor role that she got to play in a school drama ignited her passion in Shona for acting. Eventually, she joined a local acting school and began improving her craft. Shona commenced her acting training at the prestigious Identity School Of Acting (IDSA) after completing her Theatre and Drama Studies degree at the University of London.


Shona Babayemi during a theatre act

Shona Babayemi’s Acting Career

Babayemi’s talent and hard work quickly caught the industry’s attention, and she was soon offered a role with Cardboard Citizens. This opportunity opened doors for Shona to perform internationally in Berlin, where she showcased her acting skills in the critically acclaimed production of Invisible People at the Ufa Fabrik International Culture Centre.

The actress even went on a tour with Cardboard Citizens in their production of Rising, where she played the lead character of Danielle. This tour was a massive success, and Shona’s exceptional performance captivated and enchanted audiences.

Shona Babayemi with Polite People cast

In 2022, Babayemi began performing for the camera; her first project was a Nia Childs-directed short film, “Home,” where she played the lead character Kay and shared the screen with “The Tapes” actress Natasha Jean Sparkes.

However, her career took pace after Aisha Bywaters selected her for the movie “Polite Society.” It was a comedy movie featuring “Red Notice” star Ritu Arya who played Lena and shared the limelight with the budding actress Priya Kansara.


Shona Babayemi Instagram

Who is Shona Babayemi Boyfriend?

The “Polite Society” actress never says much about her personal life. She does have an Instagram account (@shonababayemi), but it is in a private setting. However, she engages with her fans on Twitter.

Some claim that Shona has someone special in her life, although the actress has never approved of such claims. There is also such gossip that Baba is married, but without concrete proof, we cannot tell if the gossip is valid.



Shona Babayemi Q&A

Ques: Who played Kovacs in “Polite Society”?

Ans: Shona Babayemi.

Ques: What is Shona Babayemi’s nationality?

Ans: British.

Ques: Is Shona Babayemi present on Instagram?

Ans: Yes (@shonababayemi), but her account is private.

Ques: Where does Shona Babayemi live?

Ans: London, UK.